Real Estate and Other Stuff in Northern Virginia

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Real Estate Agent - Associate Broker, Momentum Realty
A thoughtful look at the Northern Virginia Real Estate industry and the communities that make it so special. Find information about Reston, Herndon, Great Falls, Vienna, Oakton, McLean, Sterling, Potomac Falls, Ashburn, Leesburg and other areas in the D.C. Metropolitan suburbs of Northern Virginia.



If you happened to catch the the American Idol Tryouts this week, you may have had a chance to see a new break out hit performed, 'Pants on the Ground.' Not since William Hung has the silliness of these tryouts jumped so quickly from the AI to the mainstream. Here is the original performance by L...
My husband and I once went in to a car dealership to buy a new SUV. The new car was intended for me. The entire time we were there, the salesperson spoke only to my husband--despite the fact that we made it very clear that this was to be my car. We walked out of that dealership and bought a diffe...
This morning the Princeton Review announced The University of Virginia as the best value in the nation for Public Universities. As the parent of a 'second year' (they do not use the usual labels to denote status at UVA as the school's founder, Thomas Jefferson, believed that learning never ends),...
Blue, Black ,Nude...all of these colors posted as Status Updates on Facebook; What did they mean? Someone, somewhere got the idea to send an email around to their female Facebook friends asking them to post their bra color in their Facebook Status field as a way of creating awareness of Breast Ca...
As part of the project to extend the Metrorail to Dulles International Airport, there is an explosion scheduled for 1:00pm. This explosion is designed to test the 'structural integrity of a caisson near the interchange between Dolley Madison Boulevard and the Dulles Connector Road.' Understandabl...
Under the tree this year, Santa left me a Kindle.  I received this gift just in the nick of time as we were heading out of the country between Christmas and New Years (yeah, okay, I knew about it ahead of time--and even pre-loaded it with some pre-selected books). Fellow book-worms will understan...
Veterans and Newbies alike understand that the job of a Realtor is unlike almost any other.  Instead of a salary, most of us are 100% commission.  Our reviews come not from a manager, for the most part, but from the general public and our most recent clients.  Our deadlines are synonymous with ou...

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